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Yoram Vodovotz, PhD recognized at IGI Global's Fourth Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards

Yoram Vodovotz, PhD<http://www.mcgowan.pitt.edu/people/bios/Vodovotz1.asp>, Director of the Center for Inflammation and Regenerative Modeling and Professor of Surgery, Immunology, Computational and Systems Biology, Clinical and Translational Science, and Communication Science and Disorders, and his team, who was recognized at IGI Global's Fourth Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards. The article, titled "SPARK: A Framework for Multi-Scale Agent-Based Biomedical Modeling," appeared in the International Journal of Agent Technologies and Systems, 2(3). The paper was written by Alexey Solovyev, Maxim Mikheev, Leming Zhou<http://www.mcgowan.pitt.edu/people/bios/Zhou1.asp>, Joyeeta Dutta-Moscato, Cordelia Ziraldo, Gary An<http://www.mcgowan.pitt.edu/people/bios/An1.asp>, Yoram Vodovotz, and Qi Mi.

IGI Global is an international publishing company specializing in scholarly research publications and databases covering all aspects of information science technology utilization and management. The award was given based on the following criteria: contribution to the field; originality of the research; practicality of research/results; quality of writing; rigor of the research; and substantive research and methodology. This work was done in order to facilitate computational modeling of post spinal cord Injury pressure ulcers and urinary tract infections.


Tricia Karg Wins
Distinguished Service Award at RESNA 2008

photo of Tricia Karg excepting the distinguished Service Award at RESNA

Tricia Karg excepting the distinguished Service Award at RESNA

For the last decade (since 1998) Tricia Karg has served as Chair of the ANSI/RESNA Pressure Management Working Group, which has led to the ANSI/RESNA Pressure Management Device Standard. Tricia has also served as Chair of the ANSI/RESNA Committee on Wheelchair and Related Seating Standards since 2002. Serving as Chair of a national standards committee is demanding and takes great persuasive and problem solving skills to bring together many different perspectives and opinions in agreement towards the development of a standard. Tricia’s contribution to the various standard’s groups alone has and will continue to have a lasting impact on the field.


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This work is funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR),
Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) on Spinal Cord Injury, Grant #H133E070024
The ideas and opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and not necessarily reflective of the NIDRR.

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